One of the basic understandings among Baptists, and many other denominations, is that at some point a true and faithful follower of Jesus Christ will unite with a local body of believers of like faith and practice. We call it “joining the church” or “becoming a member.”
A person can become a member of FBG when he or she:
Has made a personal profession of faith in Jesus Christ for salvation.
Has been baptized by immersion as a testimony of his or her salvation.
Agree with our basic beliefs
Participate in believer's baptism by immersion if they've not already
Attend Discover FBG to learn about the church
Meet a pastor who will be waiting near the altar at the end of a service.
Contact the church office at 512.869.2586 and ask to speak with a pastor about membership.
Fill out the Membership FORM.
Intentionally invest in a smaller community to live life alongside within the church body (Matthew 18:20; Acts 2:42).
Wholeheartedly agree with and submit to the authority of the Bible and FBG’s understanding of the Bible as listed in our basic beliefs on the website (2 Timothy 3:16–17).
Pray for and faithfully submit to the leaders at FBG as leaders who must give an account for their leadership (Hebrews 13:17–18).
Enthusiastically and consistently share the gospel in the spheres of influence where God has placed me (Matthew 28:18–20; Jeremiah 20:9).
Generously take the initiative to care for the needs of other members (Galatians 5:13).
Faithfully be a steward of the resources God has given through regularly, cheerfully and generously giving to Christ at FBG (2 Corinthians 9:6–8; Acts 4:32).
Humbly and compassionately warn and encourage each other as we recognize someone is drifting toward disobedience (Matthew 18:15–17; Psalm 141:5; Proverbs 25:12).
Mutually submit to each other as members of the body of Christ seeking unity (Colossians 3:14–16; Psalm 133:1).
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